Skip to main content
  • The BRIT School
    60 The Crescent
    CR0 2HN
  • Head: Mr Stuart Worden
  • T 020 8665 5242
  • F 020 8665 8676
  • E
  • W
  • A state school for boys and girls aged from 14 to 19.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Croydon
  • Pupils: 1,251 (809 girls; 442 boys); sixth formers: 880
  • Religion: None
  • Open days: September (Sixth Form) and November (Key Stage 4)
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Good 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding 1
    • 1 Full inspection 21st March 2014
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 28th February 2008
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

While inevitable focus on performance can make it seem as if you’re never more than two minutes from a rehearsal, rooms are well-soundproofed to avoid stardust leakage into classes. Education should be accomplished without removing innocence along the way, thinks the principal. ‘Friends assume it’s going to be like Fame, but it’s really down to earth,’ felt sixth former. It’s a busy old day; lights up 7am, not dimmed until 12 hours later. Though ‘no-one will be here all that time,’ says principal, some will operate in…

Read review »

What the parents say...

No comments received for The BRIT School

Please login to post a comment.

Thank the school

Parents and pupils often have cause to acknowledge the help and support they have received from their schools, for example in helping in the choice of further education or careers. "Say thank you" allows you to send a quick note of appreciation to the school in general or to an individual teacher.

This is a thank you to your school, teacher or careers adviser who helped you to get where you are now.

Please fill in the fields below, which we will transform into a letter of thanks from you to them.

Leave blank if you want to thank the school as a whole

Years you were there

Can be left blank but, if you can, think of a few words that will bring a smile.

2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Excellent performance by Boys taking Science (Core) at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)

2016 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Boys taking Speech & Drama at an English Comprehensive School (BTEC L1/L2 First Extended Certificate)
  • Best performance by Girls taking Multimedia at an English Comprehensive School (BTEC L1/L2 First Certificate)

Other features

Performing arts specialist school

What The Good Schools Guide says


Since 2012, Mr Stuart Worden BA MA GTP (40s). Previously school’s director of theatre, though involvement stretches back, one way or another, almost to its foundation in 1991. Before that, was all over the place (literally, not metaphorically - he’s highly organised) as, like so many of school’s staff, has combined education, education, education with production, production, production. Though past isn’t yet mythologised, may yet happen, given that when whistles through key moments of his career, ‘the years change each time,’ says affable minder.

First act of our (possibly world exclusive) version opens in Chichester, where the ‘first and only’ theatrical type in his family (brother, also in education, got there by more conventional means), he was taken on regular trips to the theatre - ‘virtually at the end of...

Subscribe now for instant access to read The Good Schools Guide review.

Already subscribed? Login here.

Subscribe now for instant access to data. Already subscribed? Login here.

  Zoopla sale properties   Zoopla rent properties   Hide Zoopla markers

Powered by Zoopla

Subscribe now for instant access to school catchment.

The data is based on actual admissions from the schools years September 2012 – August 2015 inclusive. Data from the school year September 2015 – August 2016 will be available in 2017.

Already subscribed? Login here.

Subscribe for instant access to in-depth reviews, data and catchment:

30,000 Independent, state and special schools in our parent-friendly interactive directory.
 School exam results by subject and performance GCSE, A level or equivalent.
 Which schools pupils come from and go onto.
 Honest, opinionated and fearless independent reviews of over 1,000 schools.
Comprehensive catchment maps for English state schools by year of entry.
School data comparison by results, relative success and popularity.
 Independent tutor company reviews.

Try before you buy - The Charter School Southwark

**For a limited time get one month's Good Schools Guide subscription free with any purchase of The Good Schools Guide to Boarding Schools.**

The Good Schools Guide subscription

 GSG Blog >    In the news >

The Good Schools Guide newsletter

The Good Schools Guide Newsletter

Educational insight in your inbox. Sign up for our popular newsletters.

Career, relationship, children – can our daughters have it all?


For a limited time get one month's Good Schools Guide subscription free with any purchase of The Good Schools Guide to Boarding Schools.